Horsehead Hldg Corp (ZINC) Drops 49.82% on January 13

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Horsehead Hldg Corp (ZINC) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday January 13 as the stock slid 49.82% to $0.69, a loss of $-0.6875 per share. Starting at an opening price of $1.40 a share, the stock traded between $0.64 and $1.41 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 9.81 million shares over 16,760 trades, against an average daily volume of 2.06 million shares and a total float of 57.94 million.

The losses send Horsehead Hldg Corp down to a market cap of $40.12 million. In the last year, Horsehead Hldg Corp has traded between $15.85 and $1.35, and its 50-day SMA is currently $2.22 and 200-day SMA is $7.61.

Horsehead Holding Corp is a producer of zinc and nickel-based products. It is also the recycler of electric arc furnace dust in the United States and a recycler of hazardous and non-hazardous waste for the specialty steel industry.

Horsehead Hldg Corp is based out of Pittsburgh, PA and has some 747 employees. Its CEO is James M. Hensler.

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The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

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